Editor's Desk, New in Ceasefire - Oct 8, 2015 17:00 - 1 Comment

    Comment | “Dead Women Can’t Vote”: Why We Stormed the Red Carpet at the Suffragette Premiere

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    Yesterday, the London premiere of the film ‘Sufragette’ was disrupted by a red carpet direct action led by protesters from activist collective Sisters Uncut. They explain why their action was both appropriate and necessary.

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    Ideas, New in Ceasefire - Jun 22, 2016 12:38 - 5 Comments

    Comment | To Leave or Not to Leave the EU: A British Muslim Perspective

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    Is there a distinctly British Muslim case with regards to Thursday’s referendum on Britain’s membership of the EU? Dilly Hussain examines the arguments.

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    New in Ceasefire, Politics - Jun 15, 2016 18:02 - 1 Comment

    Politics | “We are the lions, Mr. Manager”: Revisiting the Great Grunwick Strike

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    This month marks the 40 year anniversary of the Great Grunwick strike, a pivotal episode in the history of the British Labour movement. Amrit Wilson argues we need a broader reading of the strike as a key moment in race, class and gender relations in the UK.

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    New in Ceasefire, Special Reports - Jun 10, 2016 13:41 - Comment

    Special Report | Miracles and Mirages: Greed and corruption have created a doping epidemic in Sport

    Maria Sharapova, the world's highest paid female athlete for 11 years running, received a 2-year ban this week for a failed drugs test.

    The recent history of doping in professional cycling suggests the problem is widespread and systemic in other sports too, undermining our ability to believe in sporting success stories, from Michael Phelps to Leicester City. We must learn the lessons before it is too late, argues Sam Walton.

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    In Theory, New in Ceasefire - Jun 22, 2016 14:35 - Comment

    An A to Z of Theory | Augusto Boal: The History of Theatre

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    In the third essay of his series on Brazilian revolutionary dramatist Augusto Boal, Andrew Robinson explores Boal’s analyses of classical and bourgeois theatre, as well as his criticisms of modern mass media such as television.

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    Arts & Culture, Film & TV, New in Ceasefire - May 31, 2016 22:51 - Comment

    Film | Review | The Journey from Syria: “I wish we could have this life in our country”

    An image from the first episode of The Journey from Syria (Source: newyorker.com)

    Muhammad Idrees Ahmad reviews The Journey from Syria, Matthew Cassel’s new documentary tracing the remarkable journey of a Syrian refugee from his home in Damascus across half of Europe, and finds “a human story about ordinary lives disrupted by extraordinary circumstances.”

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